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Toyota is suspending U.S. sales of eight recalled vehicle models to fix accelerator pedals that stick. As part of the plan, Toyota is halting production at five manufacturing facilities for the week of Feb. 1 “to assess and coordinate activities.” There are 2.3 million vehicles involved in the recall, which was announced last week. The Japanese automaker says the sales suspension includes the 2009-2010 RAV4, the 2009-2010 Corolla, the 2009-2010 Matrix, the 2005-2010 Avalon, the 2007-2010 Camry, the 2010 Highlander, the 2007-2010 Tundra and the 2008-2010 Sequoia. The recall came months after Toyota recalled 4.2 million vehicles due to gas pedals that could become trapped under floor mats, causing the vehicle to accelerate. Two raids have led Detroit police to separate stashes totaling more than 1,100 pounds of marijuana. Standing in front of bales of the illegal drug, Police Chief Warren Evans said Tuesday the pot that was packaged for distribution has a potential street value of more than $5 million. He says the drugs likely were trucked into Michigan from Mexico and the southwestern United States.

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